Career stories

James

James has dyspraxia, but it doesn't stop him from doing an amazing job as a Housekeeper at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital.

Isabel

Isabel is a Commis Chef at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital. Find out about her experience as a Modern Apprentice and how this led to a full-time job.

Alex

Alex is an Apprentice Joiner at NHS Lothian. Find out about a typical day for Alex and what he enjoys most about being a Modern Apprentice.

Anne

Anne is a Medical Secretary working for NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde. Find out more about Anne's work and what she enjoys most about her job.

Jamie

Jamie is a Business and Administration Modern Apprentice at NHS Forth Valley. Find out why the modern apprenticeship programme works for him.

Fiona

Find out about Fiona's role as an Occupational Therapist Assistant Practitioner, working in a community mental health team in NHS Forth Valley.

Francesca

Francesca is an Orthotics Technician working for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Discover the skills and experience she needs to make orthosis for patients.

Jennifer

Jennifer is a Laundry Assistant working for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Find out what she loves most about her job.

Leanne

Leanne is a Paediatric Dietitian in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Find out how she became interested in the profession of dietetics.

Lorna

Lorna is a Physiotherapy team leader in NHS Forth Valley, working with adults with learning difficulties in the community.

Peter

Find out how Peter started his career as an Electrician, what he likes most about his job and the many opportunities for starting a career in the NHS in Scotland.

Rachel

Rachel is a Specialist Paediatric Oncology Dietitian working in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. She works closely with patients to support their nutritional needs.

Sandie

Sandie is a Medical Photographer working in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. She takes photographs of patients to make accurate records of their conditions.

Shaun

Find out about Shaun's work as a Respiratory Physiologist in a busy hospital in NHS Lothian.

Sheena

Find out what led Sheena to become a Physiotherapist in NHS Forth Valley and what she enjoys most about her job.

Vicki

Vicki is a Speech and Language Therapy Support Worker in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Find out more about her role.

Emma

Find out how Emma, an Orthotist in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, uses her practical and problem-solving skills to make and prescribe support aids.